Weekly News Roundup: 5 Tips for Treating Sunburns, 80% of Doctors Admit to Working While Sick, Online Pain Management Shows Promising Results


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Here are some of the top healthcare and disability headlines for June 30July 6.

5 Essential Tricks for Treating a Sunburn

Now that it’s summer, we’re willing to bet you’re spending more time out in the sun. Unfortunately, sunburns are all too common after a fun day outdoors. While you can’t reverse the damage, you can speed up the healing process and ease the pain. Read More

8 in 10 Doctors Admit to Treating Patients While Sick

Many people go to work sick, but you never expect your doctor to. According to a recent survey, a vast majority of healthcare workers admit to going to work sick, even when they know it poses a risk to their patients. One of the main reasons healthcare workers decide to work when sick is because they don’t want to let coworkers down. Read More

Online Tools Can Help Manage Pain

Living with chronic pain? The Internet may help. Researchers recently tested a series of web-based pain management tutorials on a group of adults who had been dealing with chronic pain for at least six months. After eight weeks all the patients experienced a decrease in anxiety and pain levels.  Read More